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Victoria II is a grand strategy game played during the colonial era of the 19th century, where the player takes control of a country, guiding it through industrialization, political reforms, military conquest, and colonization.

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Increasing literacy rate of non-accepted cultures in Victoria 2

I tried to find the information about it but I feel lost. How do I educate non-accepted cultures to raise their literacy rate? EDIT: Do they get educated by accepted culture bureaucrats?
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Steam expansion for non-Steam game

In 2014 I bought Victoria II and in 2015 its 'A House Divided' expansion using a site called "Gamesrocket". I can't add the license keys to my Steam account, so I'm guessing they're either expired or ...
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What governs the availability of trade goods?

I'm running into problems building up my navy because I don't seem to be able to buy enough Clipper Convoys. In the trade screen it says 0.0 available for our country. What causes this, and how can I ...
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How can I change my population's political preferences?

How can I change the political leanings of my populace and/or upper house? For instance, is it possible to go from a 30% liberal upper house to 90% liberal (by changing the actual preferences of the ...
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How to lower infamy?

I am playing as Brazil. I have attacked several of my neighbors without justification, and brought my infamy up to 95. This resulted in the Netherlands declaring war together with their ally Great ...
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what exactly does 'National Focus' do in Victoria 2?

When I want to have more clerks in a province, I set the NF on it to get clerks and they magically increase. Does the National Focus add people on top of what the province would get on its own? Or ...
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How long do 'War Justifications' last in Victoria 2?

Several times I've gone to the diplomacy screen to start a war only to find my previous justifications are gone. Is there a time limit to 'claim' those justifications? If so, is there a way to make ...
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How to make factories profitable?

starting a game in South America (Brazil first, now Colombia) I can't figure out how to make factories work. First, how do capitalist decide to open one? I see projects stay there forever with no ...
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Victoria 2 Presidential Dictatorship to Monarchy

I'm playing as the USA right now, and I've already been taken over by reactionary rebels and currently have a presidential dictatorship. Is there any event or decision I can fire to get my Dictator ...
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Is There a Way to Change Government Type in Victoria 2?

Is There a Way to Change government Type in Victoria 2 because I want to change to a communist to get more mobilization troops.
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How do I increase my percentage of Clergymen

In Victoria 2:A House Divided the tool tip recommend me to have 2% of my population as clergymen. How do I increase this percentage?
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What are the highest living rating uncolonized territories in Victoria II?

I have found the following: 35 Mayotte 35 Comoros 30 South Georgia What are the others?
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How to get liquor to build guards in Victoria II?

I'm playing as Brazil and I have liquor factories. All its output is sold I get no liquor to build Guards. When I issue a Guard recruitment order it stays decades waiting for liquor. Is there any way ...
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I seem to have lost Secondary Power status, how can I earn it back?

I've recently started playing Victoria II as the Netherlands (home country represent, yo) and am so far doing relatively well. However, when I tried to colonize new territories in the East Indies I ...
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How do I get more factories built in Victoria 2?

In Victoria 2, I'm Brazil and trying to get some factories built. I have 10 factory plans, but all of them have very little investment and and resource acquired. How do I get more factories built? ...
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